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LOCAL NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019

06/05/2019

A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR FORMER BAUDETTE RESIDENT PEGGY McDONALD OF MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA IS TOMORROW MORNING AT ELEVEN AT SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BAUDETTE. VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
PEGGY McDONALD WAS 86.

 

THE ROSEAU CITY COUNCIL, THIS WEEK, HEARD FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TODD PETERSON – WHO SAID THE CITY IS “MAKING SOME PROGRESS” IN A CLEANUP OF DISTRESSED PROPERTIES. PETERSON SAID THERE WERE SOME CARRYOVER PROPERTIES, AND SOME NEW PROPERTIES SEEN DURING A RECENT TOUR OF THE CITY BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION.
THERE WERE CONCERNS RAISED OVER THE FORMER BUDD BUILDING AT THE CORNER OF HIGHWAY ELEVEN AND MAIN AVENUE, WHERE PIECES OF THE BUILDING HAVE APPARENTLY FALLEN OFF IN RECENT YEARS.
THE CITY WILL HAVE IT’S BUILDING INSPECTOR EXAMINE THE STRUCTURE.

 

VOLUNTEERS FROM THE LAKE OF THE WOODS CHAPTER OF THE RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY CONTINUE WORKING ON THE STAR OF THE NORTH TRAIL. JARED OLAFSON OF WARROAD SAYS THIRTY OF THAT TRAIL’S SEVENTY-FOUR MILES ARE DONE; AND THAT THE PROJECT SHOULD BE COMPLETE NEXT YEAR.
THE STAR OF THE NORTH TRAIL IS LOCATED IN THE BELTRAMI ISLAND STATE FOREST.

 

MINNESOTA D.N.R. FISHERIES STOCKED FIFTEEN HUNDRED RAINBOW AND BROOK TROUT IN THE PITT GRADE AND BEMIS HILL TROUT STREAMS LAST WEEK.

 

THERE WERE NEARLY 137 THOUSAND JOB VACANCIES IN MINNESOTA IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF LAST YEAR; UP TWENTY PERCENT FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR.
JOB VACANCIES IN GREATER MINNESOTA WERE UP THIRTY-FOUR PERCENT.
THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SAYS THE STATE IS SEEING THE EFFECTS OF NOT ENOUGH WORKERS FASTER THAN THE REST OF THE NATION ….
THERE IS LESS THAN ONE UNEMPLOYED PERSON FOR EVERY CURRENT JOB VACANCY IN GREATER MINNESOTA.

 

FUNERAL SERVICES FOR HILMA “VICKIE” TEMPLE OF ROSEAU ARE NEXT TUESDAY (June 11) MORNING AT ELEVEN AT MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ROSEAU.
VISITATION IS AN HOUR PRIOR.
VICKIE TEMPLE WAS 93.

 

A CAR SEAT CHECKUP EVENT, SPONSORED BY LIFECARE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFE KIDS/ GRAND FORKS IS TODAY (Ten to One) AT THE WARROAD AREA COMMUNITY CENTER.
NEW CAR SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE AS NEEDED.

 

THE WEBSITE WalletHub SAYS MINNESOTA IS THE SAFEST STATE IN AMERICA, BASED ON METRICS LIKE ASSAULTS PER CAPITA AND CLIMATE DISASTERS.
VERMONT IS SECOND, FOLLOWED BY MAINE AND UTAH.
NORTH DAKOTA IS 28TH AND SOUTH DAKOTA 41ST ON THAT LIST.

 

THE LAKE OF THE WOODS BREWING COMPANY OPENED THIS PAST WEEKEND IN WARROAD. THE BREWERY IS THE U.S. VERSION OF ANOTHER BREW PUB IN KENORA, ONTARIO; AND IS DESCRIBED AS THE NORTHERN-MOST BREWERY IN MINNESOTA.

 

THE FARM SERVICE AGENCY BEGAN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM THIS WEEK,
AND WILL OFFER EXTENSIONS FOR EXPIRING C.R.P. CONTRACTS.
THE 2018 FARM BILL RE-AUTHORIZED THE CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM.

 

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS ANNOUNCED MORE THAN 130 MILLION DOLLARS TO UPGRADE RURAL ELECTRIC SYSTEMS ACROSS MINNESOTA.
IN NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA, LAKE COUNTRY POWER WILL GET A FIFTY-TWO MILLION DOLLAR LOAN.

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